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Assistant Professor

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor
Requisition Number FE03000
Working Title Assistant Professor - Research Title Series
Department Name 7H150:BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
PhD or equivalent
Required Related Experience
The successful candidate must have demonstrated research and evaluation potential with experience in the field of substance use.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The primary responsibilities of this individual’s research activities will include participant recruitment (developing ads and strategies to recruit and retain participants), evaluating participants for study eligibility (screening participants, using study-specific inclusion/exclusion criteria to evaluate eligibility), completing standardized assessments and participant interviews, obtaining informed consent, effectively communicating with the full study team (PIs, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, staff) to ensure protocol adherence and participant safety, and managing study staff/research assistants and day-to-day scheduling and laboratory operations across several active projects. Front-line data collection duties may also be required. Additional responsibilities will include study start-up activities (protocol design and implementation), reviewing data and assisting with data analysis, and handling/storing/organizing biological specimens and preparing and maintaining regulatory documents (e.g., IRB, FDA, NIH, DEA submissions).
The individual in this position is expected to write and submit grant data proposals to seek intramural and/or extramural funding. Manuscript development and conference submissions are also expected. The individual is also expected to contribute to collaborating faculty grant proposals/submissions as needed. No regularly scheduled teaching activities will be assigned.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Terminal degree in experimental psychology or a related field.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2022-04-18 Expires: 2022-06-17

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